Synonyms of craft in English

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See definition of craft

noun

1‘the old tailor was proud of his craft’

SYNONYMS

skill, skilfulness, facility, ability, capability, competence, art, technique, aptitude, talent, flair, gift, genius, cleverness, knack

artistry, mastery, dexterity, dexterousness, craftsmanship, workmanship, expertness, expertise, proficiency, adroitness, adeptness, deftness, ingenuity, virtuosity

informal know-how

2‘the historian's craft’

SYNONYMS

activity, pursuit, occupation, work, line, line of work, profession, job, business, line of business, trade, employment, position, post, situation, career, métier, vocation, calling, skill, field, province, walk of life

Scottish way

informal racket, game

Australian informal grip

archaic employ

3‘he knew how to win by craft and diplomacy what he could not gain by force’

SYNONYMS

cunning, craftiness, guile, wiliness, artfulness, deviousness, slyness, trickery, trickiness

duplicity, dishonesty, cheating, deceitfulness, deceit, deception, sharp practice, chicanery, intrigue, scheming, strategy, subterfuge, evasion

wiles, ploys, schemes, stratagems, tactics, manoeuvres, tricks, ruses

informal foxiness, monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky, jiggery-pokery, every trick in the book

ANTONYMS

honesty, naivety


Synonyms of craft in English

: craft1craft2

craft2


See definition of craft

noun

1‘the river was teeming with all sorts of craft’

SYNONYMS

vessel, ship, boat, watercraft, aircraft, machine, spacecraft, spaceship

British informal, dated kite

literary keel, barque